Patent Number: 6,170,123

Title: Handle for a hand tool

Abstract: Disclosed is a tool handle for an electronic screwdriver or other hand tool. The tool handle includes a tool handle body having a longitudinal dimension and comprising a convex portion that comprises about 2/5 of the longitudinal dimension proximal to the grip of the handle body and a relatively soft concave portion comprising substantially all of the remaining 1/5 of the tool handle body proximal to the working end. The tool handle further including a cap disposed at the grip end of the tool handle body, which cap is rotatable relative to the tool handle body. A user may grip the tool handle in various positions to apply varying levels of torque to a screw or other workpiece. Preferably, the cap includes a dome-shaped recess at the grip end for centering of the tool between the fingertip and working end of the tool.

Inventors: Holland-Letz; Horst (Neustadt, DE)

Assignee: Felo Werkzeugfabrik Holland-Letz GmbH

International Classification: B25G 1/12 (20060101); B25G 1/04 (20060101); B25G 1/00 (20060101); B25G 1/10 (20060101); H01R 43/00 (20060101); A45C 013/26 (); E05B 001/00 ()

Expiration Date: 01/09/2018